Facebook paid 13-year-olds for access to all their internet data

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Facebook Accusations that social media giant used privacy loophole could stoke conflict with Apple The iPhone app provided Facebook with data it used to keep ahead of youth trends. Photograph: Alamy Facebook paid users as young as 13 to install an app that gave Läs mer…

Meet the 'cleanfluencers', the online gurus who like things nice and tidy

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Homes Meet the ’cleanfluencers’, the online gurus who like things nice and tidy Marie Kondo may be the biggest name in decluttering, but Instagram is awash with experts with millions of avid followers Clean sweep: Lynsey Crombie, AKA the Queen of Clean. Photograph: Linda Läs mer…

Kate and Meghan’s staff get help from Instagram to quell online abuse

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Duchess of Cambridge Royal duchesses’ social media accounts plagued by vitriolic messages from rival fans Kensington Palace staff are having to moderate online abuse aimed at the Duchess of Cambridge (left) and the Duchess of Sussex. Photograph: Joe Giddens/PA Kensington Palace has been forced Läs mer…

EU data watchdog raises concerns over Facebook integration

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Facebook Irish commission that regulates site requests urgent briefing on platforms merger Facebook says its plan will make it easier to reach friends and family across networks. Photograph: Samuel Gibbs for the Guardian Facebook’s plan to merge WhatsApp, Instagram and Facebook Messenger could raise Läs mer…

Facebook to integrate Instagram, Messenger and WhatsApp

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Facebook Merger of three platforms would allow users to text each other without switching apps The merger of Facebook’s three platforms would allow users to send encrypted messages. Photograph: Ritchie B Tongo/EPA Facebook is reportedly considering a merger of its three messaging platforms – Läs mer…

How Volunteers for India’s Ruling Party Are Using WhatsApp to Fuel Fake News Ahead of Elections

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; On Monday, in an effort to stop the spread of fake news, WhatsApp announced that users around the world would only be allowed to forward messages to a maximum of five contacts or group chats, down from a previous limit of 20. But in Läs mer…

The Viral Lincoln Memorial Confrontation Shows We’re Ill-Equipped to Deal With Online Disinformation

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; A viral video depicting a standoff between Catholic high school students and a Native American elder has become a Rorschach test for people’s political beliefs, as well as a renewed warning of social media’s ability to sow political division. The video, which went viral Läs mer…

WhatsApp Fights Fake News With Message Forwarding Restrictions

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; In the latest case of social media privacy and security limitations, Facebook-owned messaging app WhatsApp has announced it will restrict the number of times an individual message can be forwarded. WhatsApp’s vice president for policy and communications, Victoria Grand, announced the update at an Läs mer…